Senior Software Engineer in Test and Automation
MapR Technologies, Inc. - San Jose, CA

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Senior Software Engineer - Test and Automation

Are you curious about things? Do you like to break things, understand why they broke and fix them with automation so that no one else can break it?

You value reliability and consistency more than anything, whenever you see a divergence you want to crush until it no longer exists. You are curious to find issues, do a deep dive analysis, believe in automating test cases for repeatability and making them for reliable run in most complex distributed systems.

You are self motivated to understand the code, understand the product requirement and come up with amazing test plan/test cases which will not only ensure the functional correctness but break the product.

MapR is experiencing an explosive growth and is recognized as the premier Hadoop Distribution by delivering on the promise of an enterprise grade Big Data platform. MapR support s a broad set of mission critical and real time production uses by improving on the core Hadoop distribution with enhancements such as highly optimized shuffle operations, support for random I/O throughput, an enterprise strength filesystem and NoSql implementation. MapR is looking for Sr QA Engineers to join our team. If you answered yes, to the above questions then MapR might be the place for you.

The cool stuff you will do:
Design and implement amazing test plan which meets the requirement, breaks the product and added to release success criteria
Work with development team to do root cause analysis.
Work with MapR customers and support team to understand use cases, help solving issues and adding integration/solution cases to MapR automation framework
Add continuous improvement to MapR automation framework, identify new innovative ways to speed up the automation runs and improve test coverage.

The stuff you need to succeed.

Proven bug detection and regression skills
Excellent communication skills required to document and report defects
Comfortable and adaptable in a high-paced and informal environment
Experience with automation tools - TestNG, JUnit, Jenkins...
Excellent UNIX and Windows experience (including scripting and automation)
Excellent programming knowledge Java, Perl or Python
Strong hands on experience with QA methodologies & processes

About MapR Technologies:
MapR Technologies provides the leading distribution for Hadoop. MapR’s Hadoop stack combines optimized versions of open source technologies including Apache HBase, Hive, Pig, and MapReduce, an enterprise-grade NoSQL solution in M7, a powerful data management layer and enterprise reliability features to power companies’ Big Data analytical needs. Founded in 2009, MapR is well funded by leading VCs, already has substantial revenue and carries an enviable customer base that includes leading Fortune 100 companies as well as top technology companies.

MapR is an equal opportunity employer.